Museum Finance Academy

  • 5-session personal finance certificate course

  • FREE; open to high school juniors and seniors only

  • Virtual walking tour of the Financial District

  • Scholarship awarded to top student/s


MFA Registration Information

The Museum Finance Academy (MFA) is a FREE five session personal finance certificate course for 11th and 12th graders with the goal of teaching students to aspire to financial independence through developing an appreciation for savings, establishing financial goals and learning to avoid scams. In Spring 2022, this course will be conducted over Zoom on April 26, May 3, 10, 17 and 18. Two classes will be offered on these days to reach a greater number of students. One will be offered from 4:15–5:30pm Eastern Time and the second from 4:15–5:30pm Central Time. Students must choose one class time and remain in that class for the duration of the course.

This course requires NO prior knowledge of finance, business or economics.

The top four students of each class will be awarded a partial college scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000.

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Fall 2021 MFA Scholarship Recipients

The Museum is proud to announce that John Zapolski, Tyler Harwood, Gabriel Springer and Katherine Toledo have received the Museum Finance Academy (MFA) merit scholarships for the Fall 2021 semester.

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Contact Information

For general questions about the Museum Finance Academy, please email

For press inquiries regarding the Museum Finance Academy, please contact Deputy Director Kristin Aguilera at